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Jurors Answer Life's Questions: Part 6

Dateline NBC's Kate Snow is also one of this year's Festival jurors.

The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival is delighted to announce its juror slate. 36 jurors who are at the top of their field in acting, directing, writing, journalism, and art will decide the winning films in the World Narrative Feature Competition, the World Documentary Feature Competition, the Best New York Narrative Competition, the Best New York Documentary Competition, the Narrative Shorts, the Documentary and Student Shorts, and the Tribeca All Access Competition.

 

In an effort to get to know these artists a little better, we asked them to submit their answers to some questions about life, art, films, and inspiration. Dateline NBC's Kate Snow gave us the scoop on her movie heroes and heroines, why she loves New York, and much more.

Click here to explore the full range of fantastic people jurying the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.

 



 

Kate Snow (Juror – NY Documentary)

 

Who are your favorite heroes/heroines in movies?
Katherine Hepburn in anything, Harrison Ford as Han Solo, the lead angel in Wings of Desire.

In real life?

My parents.

What would your biopic be called?
Life After Burnt Hills

Are there any movies that you find yourself quoting all the time?
Honest? Sixteen Candles and The Princess Bride.

What's your earliest memory of seeing (and loving?) a movie in the theater?
Saturday Night Fever

With what movie character do you identify most?
Will Ferrell in Anchorman

What gets you up and going in the morning?
Coffee

What's your favorite thing about New York?
Restaurants and culture

What's your life philosophy or motto?
Don't give up.

What's your chief characteristic?
Kindness

What piece of art (film/book/music/what-have-you) do you recommend to your friends?
My husband's radio show; lots of books. My current fave is Winter's Bone, but I tell young people to read Hemingway and see On the Waterfront.

 



Meet all the 2010 jurors here.

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